Elliott Bennet-Guerrero, Author at Endocrinology Advisor

Elliott Bennet-Guerrero

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Massive blood loss; hemorrhage

1. Description of the problem Massive blood loss can lead to organ damage and possibly death and therefore is a medical emergency requiring immediate diagnosis and treatment. There are different definitions for massive blood loss. For example, loss of at least one blood volume (approximately 10 units RBCs in a 70-kg patient) in the first…

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